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DeviceUseRequest FHIR Resource Proposal

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Owning committee name

Clinical Quality Information Work Group

Contributing or Reviewing Work Groups

FHIR Resource Development Project Insight ID


Scope of coverage

This resource describes the request for the use of a device by a patient. The device may be any pertinent device specified in the Device resource. The device use request may represent an order or a prescription that entered by a practitioner in a CPOE system or a proposal made by a clinical decision support system (CDSS) based on a patient's clinical record and context of care.

RIM scope

Lloyd to provide

Resource appropriateness

Expected implementations

  • CPOE Systems

Content sources

Example Scenarios

Examples of devices that may be requested include wheelchair, hearing aids, or an insulin pump. The request will lead to the dispensing of the device to the patient or for use by the patient.

Resource Relationships

For additional information, please refer to proposed resource on FHIR site:


May 2015 DSTU

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